Hakobune Hakusho
Animal Academy
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Hakobune Hakusho

Alternative Titles

English: Animal Academy
Japanese: はこぶね白書


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 31
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 10, 2006 to Jul 10, 2008
Genres: FantasyFantasy, SchoolSchool, ShounenShounen
Authors: Kuwayoshi, Asa (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Blade


Score: 7.351 (scored by 499499 users)
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Ranked: #37522
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Popularity: #8511
Members: 1,394
Favorites: 35
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"Can you be your natural self, if you know the truth?"
"Can you assimilate into our school?"
"Can you pledge secrecy when you are a human being?"

Fukuta Neko somehow finds herself applying to and enrolling in a secret school created by and specifically for animal/human shapeshifters, though only after difficult tribulations with those who manage the school. Neko befriends a fellow classmate , the cute Suzuhara Miika, prior to the tough task of enrolling, and afterwards discovers her new found friend's 'feline' side, though this changes nothing in regards to the close relationship just started between them. Join Neko on her journey into the mysteries of the prosperous Moritaka school for the sons and daughters of this literal Noah's ark.

(Source: Dynasty Scans)


Hakobune Hakusho was published in English as Animal Academy by Tokyopop from May 1, 2009 to March 1, 2011.


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Jan 20, 2012
PsychoKitteh (All reviews)
This manga was amazing.
I found it very enjoyable to read, the art is beautiful, the character designs suit them perfectly.

The storyline is outstanding, and the manga starts a little awkwardly with Neko Fukuta saying she finally gets accepted to a highschool.

+Outstanding characters
+Highly enjoyable

-No anime
-Some confusement

The TokyoPop rating for this is +10.
It's recommended for any teenage girl, like me.

Highly outstanding manga.

Author: Moyamu Fujino

~Review by PsychoKitteh:3~
Jan 5, 2016
KannaAyasaki (All reviews)
My first review, and still learning in english, so please forgive me if this had a lot of mistakes.

Hakobune Hakusho is a great manga that tell a simple story with amazing approach. I found it one day when I was lurking around on a bookstore with no goal in mind, and I truly glad I decided to pick this one.

The story is quite simple, it's about a girl named Neko Fukuta that just accepted in a 'shady' highschool after being declined in other school she's tried. It is shady because the school literally built in the middle of nowhere, right in the center of read more

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